Co-op Insurance, PitPat to offer wearable activity monitor for dogs

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Insurance has partnered with PitPat to offer new policy holders a free ‘doggy Fitbit’, a wearable activity monitor for dogs. Designed to monitor pet’s activity and calories, the PitPat communicates data via smart technology, which enables the policy holder to monitor their pet’s activity. In doing so […]

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CVS Pharmacy introduces new store design to enhance retail customer experience

Reimagined store design, new health services, an expanded offering of health and beauty products and “better-for-you” food options rolling out Company will also remove certain chemicals from its beauty and personal care products and is developing new standards for vitamin and supplement offerings WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance elects Baxter International Chairman and CEO José E. Almeida to its board of directors

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. Almeida, who joins the board as an independent director, becomes the board’s 11th […]

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CVS Pharmacy removes parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors across beauty and personal care products

Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors will be removed from extensive line of store brand beauty and personal care products Company also publishes full list of restricted chemicals WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) CVS Pharmacy (NYSE:CVS), America’s leading retail pharmacy, took a major step forward in advancing […]

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Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations to offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections

In addition, Healthcare Clinics in the Houston market will begin prescribing PrEP for HIV prevention April 25 DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning April 25, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in select markets will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions. […]

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New initiative expands access to high quality and convenient health care services for Veterans in Phoenix

PHOENIX, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today (April 18, 2017) a new initiative between the Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS), TriWest Healthcare Alliance, and MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), that will expand access to high quality and convenient health care services for […]

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CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opens new location in Washington

High-quality and convenient health care services now available seven days a week at 12 CareClinics across Washington SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opened today (April 17, 2017) at 11020 19th Avenue SE, providing Everett and Snohomish County residents with access to high-quality, convenient health care to get […]

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Walgreens kicks off six-week charitable campaign benefitting Red Nose Day

Walgreens returns as exclusive U.S. retailer of Red Noses, on sale starting April 17, to help end child poverty — one nose at a time DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Red Noses, the iconic symbol of the Red Nose Day cause to end child poverty, are on sale beginning today (17 April […]

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3000th Watsons China Store Opens in Shanghai

3000th Watson China Store Opens in Shanghai   HONG KONG, 2017-Apr-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new store in Shanghai Super Brand Mall expresses the brand in its latest store format, which is one of the actions which Watsons has done to upgrade the shopping experience, energising such a modern health and beauty retail brand […]

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Truth Initiative® and CVS Health Foundation to advocate for 100% tobacco-free at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and community colleges

Effort aims to help communities profiled by the tobacco industry Washington, D.C., 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Truth Initiative® and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to work with students and administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges across the country to advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and […]

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Book release: The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity

CEO John Mackey co-authors book about health, wellness and benefits of unprocessed, plant-based eating; donates royalties from book sales to company’s nonprofit foundations AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is proud to announce the release of co-founder and CEO John Mackey’s newest book, The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan […]

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Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China

Starbucks provides critical illness insurance plan for partners in China   New benefit will provide fully-sponsored critical illness insurance coverage to more than 10,000 parents of its Chinese partners Program honors the strong role parents have in the success of its partners, while recognizing the deeply-rooted Chinese family values BEIJING, China, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail […]

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ASW’s Global Health Survey: France and the Philippines the most health-savvy European and Asian markets respectively

France and the Philippines are the most health-savvy European and Asian markets respectively The global survey also reveals the correlation between happiness and health One in every five people seek pharmacist’s advice when feeling ill HongKong, 2017-Apr-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — To coincide with World Health Day, an annual global health awareness day designated […]

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CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (April 6, 2017) announced that current executive vice president and general counsel Thomas M. Moriarty has been appointed to the newly created role […]

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Meijer pharmacists share tips for seasonal allergy sufferers

Meijer pharmacists share tips for seasonal allergy sufferers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The return of warmer weather brings blooming flowers, fresh grass, and sunshine, which means itchy eyes, sneezing and wheezing for seasonal allergy sufferers. As respiratory problems for an estimated 50 million people worsen, Meijer pharmacy experts are […]

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CVS Health recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (April 5, 2017) was recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable, a top-level corporate advocacy organization that promotes supply-chain diversity excellence, for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers. “We are incredibly proud to be […]

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Rite Aid’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest winners announced

Rhode Island Pharmacy Technician and Virginia Customer Each Win $2,500 Rite Aid Gift Card in Customer Service Sweeps CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is proud to announce the two winners of this year’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest. Amanda Bourque, a Rite Aid pharmacy technician from Coventry, […]

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CVS Health Advanced Care Scripts earns accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (April 4, 2017) that Advanced Care Scripts (ACS) has earned accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy from URAC, the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, ACS has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance and Prime Therapeutics closed transaction to form AllianceRx Walgreens Prime

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (3 April 2017 ) announced that Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) have closed their transaction to form a combined central specialty pharmacy and mail services company, as part of the strategic alliance first announced last August. The […]

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CVS Health Foundation supports Free and Charitable Clinics with more than $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (April 3, 2017) announced more than $1 million in grants to 33 Free and Charitable Clinics as part of a multi-year grant program with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). Over the past four years, the Foundation has donated nearly […]

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CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival

CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Charity Classic announced today (April 3, 2017) it has added a two-day family friendly, food festival that will kick off the Charity Classic event series. The inaugural event, appropriately named, […]

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Rite Aid shelves stocked with Easter and spring essentials

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 4,600 stores chainwide, Rite Aid is ready to help Easter Bunnies deliver an eggstra-special holiday this season. From Easter baskets, to candy, plush and floral décor, shelves are stocked with Easter and spring essentials customers are looking for to spring forward. Rite Aid offers a wide […]

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Opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacies in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 29, 2017), CVS Health officials (NYSE: CVS) joined Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Department of Public Health Director Gerd Clabaugh and Office of Drug Control Policy Director Steve Lukan in announcing the availability of the opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone without a prescription at all […]

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Price Chopper Supermarkets to close its pharmacy in its Keene, NH store on March 29, 2017

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets will be closing the pharmacy in its Keene, NH store – located at 16 Ash Brook Road – effective at 7:00 PM on March 29, 2017. Patient prescriptions have been transferred to the nearby CVS pharmacy located in the Target store in the same […]

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Bartell Drugs pharmacists now offer treatments for minor medical care needs

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is now offering treatments for a variety of minor medical care needs through their network of certified pharmacists. The twelve stores offering these services include: 5th & Olive, Issaquah, North Bend, Factoria, Broadway and Pike, Silver Lake, Redondo, Magnolia, Burien, Lower Queen Anne, Riverton Heights, and Lake […]

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Joint Effort of CVS Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and Pittsburgh Public Schools Aims to Prevent Youth Drug Abuse

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools today (March 23, 2017) announced a unique public-private partnership that will bring CVS Health’s prescription drug abuse prevention program, Pharmacists Teach, to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, with the help of student pharmacists […]

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Rexall OneWalk to Conquer Cancer announces new route distances for the 2017 event

Participants in the Rexall OneWalk can now choose to complete 15KM, 25KM or 40KM distances to support Personalized Cancer Medicine at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. TORONTO, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In commemoration of 15 years of walking, the Rexall OneWalk to […]

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Bartell Drugs introduces new Specialty Pharmacy service

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs, America’s oldest family owned pharmacy, has launched a new Specialty Pharmacy service that personalizes healthcare for those experiencing conditions requiring specialized medications. “Being diagnosed and entering treatment can be overwhelming,” states Bartell’s Clinical Programs Manager, Christina Ree. “Our Specialty Pharmacy program helps take the fear out […]

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CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opens in Des Moines, WA

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opened today (March 20, 2017) at 21615 Pacific Highway South, providing Des Moines residents with access to high-quality, convenient health care to get them well and on their way. This new location will provide treatment for minor illness and injuries, as well as […]

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CVS Health achieved favorable drug trend results for 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (March 15, 2017) announced that, in 2016, its pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients achieved the lowest drug trend in the past four years, despite rising drug prices. CVS Caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2 percent compared […]

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